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Anyone else think the new format is too 'busy'?

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by China_Cat_Sunflower, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. China_Cat_Sunflower


    Apr 9, 2016
    I do alot of blogging on disqus, which has great features. I didn't 100% like the old format, but this new Blade Forums format seems too 'busy' imo. There are better ways to blog than this
  2. ExtraBaconPlease

    ExtraBaconPlease Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2016
    Try the "Flat Awesome Fixed Width" mode, its much better. Hover on your profile then click preferences, should the first option.
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  3. clampdaddy

    clampdaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    It's different. Only part I can really say that bothers me is how much space the stickies take up at the top of the page.
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  4. Panthera tigris

    Panthera tigris Apex Predator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 21, 2012
    Things are being tweaked and will improve with time. Spark made a good move with the new software as there were several unsolvable issues with the old one. The heart of Bladeforums is community. Maybe you can suggest in the tech support forum what your ideal mode of blogging is and how it could be integrated here.
  5. zombieassassin

    zombieassassin Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2015
    I normally don't care for change, but adapting to this new format wasn't that hard for me. It is growing on me. As long as it works, I'm good. Thanks Sparks.
  6. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    Changes are a welcomed improvement IMO!
  7. RedbeAR15

    RedbeAR15 Platinum Plucker

    Sep 29, 2008
    Wong Forum
  8. Ladams19

    Ladams19 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 7, 2015
    As long as it works, does not matter so much to me. Its just a matter of getting accustomed to the new format and knowing where everything is at. I am sure there will be a few tweaks as time goes on.
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  9. Bufford

    Bufford Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2006
    I find the new format has too much clicking to do. It's going to take some time to get used to. I for one who does not like change, and the reason is that there is far too much change going on in the word and in our lives and it gets to be far too much at times.
  10. Bufford

    Bufford Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2006
    How does one go back to edit one's post?
  11. resinguy

    resinguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Thanks, that is better.
  12. Garth Reckner

    Garth Reckner Moderator Moderator

    Dec 13, 2004
    That is much better. The "Flat Awesome Fixed Width" is much easier for me to follow.

    Thanks for the info.
  13. zombieassassin

    zombieassassin Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2015
    I just found this as well. Definitely better.
  14. Bufford

    Bufford Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2006
    I found it, I can edit. This new format is liking getting into a new truck only to find out that brake is now on the right and the gas peddle is to its left.
  15. rbmcmjr


    Apr 10, 2005
    I prefer the FA+Dark. If you are on a battery-powered device, this will reduce the power drain.
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  16. The Burgh

    The Burgh Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    I have found the "Search Mode" to be a bit twitchy. (Then again, so am I!) Majority of results are from 2010-2013, even though using "More" and "Advanced" settings. Tried it a few dozen times.
  17. NJBillK

    NJBillK Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2014
  18. Jaxx

    Jaxx Moderator Moderator Platinum Member

    Jan 18, 2006
    Welcome to my world! ;):D
  19. hydeinmind

    hydeinmind Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    Taking some getting used to for me as well but I'm getting there lol. I just took yawls advice on the Flat Awesome Fixed also. Thank you guys for that, I too like it better!
  20. Cheesehead_Slasher

    Cheesehead_Slasher Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 21, 2016
    No, I think it is perfect. Much better than the previous versions.

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